Ithaca Chasma is an ancient and gigantic rift cutting across the heavily cratered surface of Tethys. Less surprising than many of the other moons of Saturn, Tethys does have its own mysteries, including bright crater floors, younger plains, and evidence of very early activity that resulted in Ithaca Chasma.
Richard Leis is a writer and poet living in Tucson, Arizona. His poetry has been published in Impossible Archetype and is forthcoming from The Laurel Review. A piece of flash fiction is forthcoming from Cold Creek Review. His essays about fairy tales and technology have been published online at Tiny Donkey and Fairy Tale Review’s “Fairy-Tale Files.” Richard is also Downlink Lead for HiRISE at the University of Arizona. View all posts by Richard Leis